Category Archives: sweet wines

Mediterranean Style @ home…

I shall tell you about one of my favorite octopus dishes which belongs to Spain’s “Galiçia” region “Pulpo a la Gallega”. I was thinking of cooking this dish for a long time and finally I made it… Many people does … Continue reading

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A futuristic Italian…

Kayra Wine’s “Terra” brand has started a nice event called “World Cuisine with Terra Wines”. “Italy” was the first “stop over” of this serial event. We had a chance to meet and taste the dishes of Italian Chef “Gianfranco Chiarini” … Continue reading

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Tasting notes: Schloss Johannisberg Riesling Spatlese – Grünlack – Rheingau – 2009

“Spatlese” is one of Germany’s late harvest vines. As a result of late harvest, inevitably the wine has a sweeter structure. The producer of this “Spatlese” from 2009 vintage is the one who owns historically the creation of this style … Continue reading

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Tasting notes: Krug’scher Hof – Rheinhessen Eiswein 2007– Spatburgunder (Pinot Noir)

This Icewine was produced by 100% Pinot Noir grapes (in German they call “Spatburgunder”). Icewines are produced from the grapes that have been frozen on the vines and harvested during winter time… So there is a real effort for the production … Continue reading

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Tasting notes: Idol – Smyrna Passito 2009 – Turkey

Although not mentioned on the bottle label, this Passito is produced from “muscat” grape and has significant aromas of honey, flower, nectarine, apricot and some yellow plum. The producer is Idol Vineyards from Western part of Turkey. This sweet wine has … Continue reading

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